Bright citrus aromas meet with clay-like minerality and richer nutty aromas on the nose of this single-vineyard expression from atop the Sta. Rita Hills. The palate combines edgy tang with richness, pairing lemon cream with white peach, citrus peel with custard, making for a fascinating sip that will please many.
A fifth generation Californian originally from San Jose, Matt Kettmann covers California’s Central Coast and South Coast for the magazine. He is also the senior editor of The Santa Barbara Independent, where he’s worked since 1999, has written for the New York Times, Time Magazine, Wine Spectator, and Smithsonian, and co-founded New Noise Santa Barbara, a music festival.Email: email@example.com.